Topics covered range from Basel III, mortgage reform, possible Dodd-Frank fixes, the CFPB, and exam reform.
Wayne Abernathy, ABA executive vice-president, financial institutions policy and regulatory affairs, on the outlook for 2013:
We're hoping that with the elections being over, the political fun with the banking industry is now also over. Now, maybe, people here [in Washington] can recognize that the banking industry can actually be an important part of economic recovery. And that kind of depoliticizes it.Read the full ABA Banking Journal article.
[In 2013,] I believe that bank policy on the Hill and among the regulators is going to be far less politicized.